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Duquesne's Jackson is A-10 Player of the Week

March 1st, 2009
Atlantic 10

PITTSBURGH - Duquesne senior guard Aaron Jackson (Hartford, Conn./Worcester (Mass.) Academy) earned Atlantic 10 Player of the Week honors for a school record fourth time this season and freshman guard Eric Evans (Detroit, Mich./Northwestern) was named A-10 Rookie of the Week for the fourth time following wins at La Salle and at Massachusetts this past week.

Mike Trimboli: America East Player of the Week

February 23rd, 2009
America EastBURLINGTON, Vt. - University of Vermont men's basketball senior » Read More » Tags

Big 12 Award Winners: Collins/Anderson/Warren

February 23rd, 2009
Big 12

IRVING, Texas - Guards Sherron Collins (Kansas), James Anderson (Oklahoma State) and Willie Warren (Oklahoma) have been chosen as the latest Phillips 66 Big 12 Players and Rookie of the Week for Feb. 16 - 22 in voting by a panel of media covering the conference. It is the second player accolade this year for both Collins and Anderson. Warren has been the top rookie seven times in 2008-09.

 

CO-PLAYERS OF THE WEEK

Sherron Collins, Kansas, G, Jr., 5-11, 200, Chicago, Ill./Crane

CollegeHoops.net Player of the Week: DeJuan Blair

February 22nd, 2009
DeJuan Blair - Pittsburgh

CollegeHoops.net Player of the Week: DeJuan Blair, Pittsburgh

 

Brandon Ewing: High-Major Player of the Week

February 20th, 2009
HofstraThis week's CollegeHoops.net High-Major Player of the Week is..

Brandon Ewing - Wyoming
2 Game Averages: 25.5 points, 3 rebounds, 3 assists, 52% FG, 61.5% 3P

Ewing has been one of the top performers in the Mountain West Conference all season long and this week was a prime example of what he can do. The 22 points on Saturday at San Diego State were nice, but the Cowboys came up short in that contest. Wednesday night though was a surprise upset of UNLV with the senior dropping 29 points on 8-16 shooting, including 5-8 from beyond the arc.

MVC Basketball: Weekly Notebook & Awards

February 16th, 2009
Illinois St

Three league teams still have a shot at the league's regular-season title.  UNI (12-3), Creighton (11-4), and Illinois State (10-5) are the only schools mathematically alive for a regular-season crown and No. 1 tournament seed.  Notes on the leaders ....

Jermaine Taylor: Conference USA Player of the Week

February 16th, 2009
Central FloridaJermaine Taylor is the CUSA's Player of the Week for the 4th time this season.


PLAYER OF THE WEEK

Jermaine Taylor, UCF

Senior, G, Tavares, Fla.

Griffin/Warren Big 12 Weekly Award Winners (Again)

February 16th, 2009
OklahomaIRVING, Texas - Oklahoma teammates Blake Griffin and Willie Warren have been selected as the Phillips 66 Big 12 Player and Rookie of the Week for Feb. 9 - 15 in voting by a panel of media covering the conference. It is the fifth player accolade for Griffin in 2008-09, while Warren is tabbed for rookie recognition for the sixth time. It is also the third time this season the duo have won conference awards in the same week.

 

PLAYER OF THE WEEK

Blake Griffin, Oklahoma, F, So., 6-10, 251, Oklahoma City, Okla./Oklahoma Christian School

Kyle Gibson: WAC Player of the Week

February 16th, 2009
Louisiana TechDENVER - Louisiana Tech's Kyle Gibson has been named the Western Athletic Conference Men's Basketball Player of the Week for Feb. 9-15. The honor marks the first career WAC Player of the Week award for Gibson.

Gibson, a junior from Los Angeles, Calif. (Dorsey HS), led the Bulldogs to a 55-42 win against Fresno State last week. Gibson scored a season-high 26 points after shooting 8-of-9 (88.9 percent) from the field and 6-of-6 from beyond the arc. Gibson was also a perfect 4-for-4 from the free throw line.  He tallied five steals and four rebounds in the game.